AI Predicts Autism From Infant Brain Scans

Home Forums Computing in the News AI Predicts Autism From Infant Brain Scans

This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Profile photo of Anna Clark Anna Clark 10 months, 3 weeks ago.

Login Register
  • Author
    Posts
  • #2612
    Profile photo of Anna Clark
    Anna Clark
    Participant

    IEEE Spectrum, 2/15/2017

    Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have applied deep-learning algorithms to brain scans of children with a high risk of autism. Algorithms used three indicators, brain surface area, volume, and the gender of the child, to determine if 6- to 12-month-old infants were likely to develop autism. The results were 81% accurate at predicting later diagnosis. This improves over a 50% prediction rate from behavioral questionnaires.

    [See the full post at: AI Predicts Autism From Infant Brain Scans]

Login Register

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.